Managing Successful Programmes (MSP™) Practitioner

In Worcester

£ 1,395 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Worcester

  • Duration

    5 Days

Description


Suitable for: This course is ideal for any staff involved in programme management roles and wish to gain a qualification, for example: Programme leader; Programme office staff; Business Change Managers. Business Consultants; Operations staff involved in change programmes.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Worcester (Worcestershire)
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8-10 The Moors, WR1 3EE

Starts

On request

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Course programme

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP™) is the de facto standard developed by the UK government for delivering change programmes in the UK, the latest version was released in September 2007, which our course covers. This is the 5 day approach to gaining the Practitioner qualification. It is an intense course that will require delegates to prepare thoroughly and be prepared for evening work throughout the course. The course includes the Foundation and Practitioner examinations and prepares delegates for the Advanced Practitioner should they wish to move on to that levels.

Who Should Attend
This course is ideal for any staff involved in programme management roles and wish to gain a qualification, for example:
Programme leader;
Programme office staff;
Business Change Managers;
Business Consultants;
Operations staff involved in change programmes.

Pre-requisites
Pre-requisites for this course are to have completed the pre-course workbook and reading. Experience of working in a Programme environment is also desirable.

COURSE TOPICS

THE TRANSFORMATIONAL FLOW

IDENTIFICATION PROGRAMME
Detailed review of techniques to take a programme from concept to feasibility and a Programme Brief.

DEFINITION PROGRAMME
Development of future business models and planning and application to a case study.

MANAGING THE TRANCHE
Steps and mechanisms used to enable the programme to flex to external events and keep the programme under control.

REALISING BENEFITS
Application of steps and activities required to take the capabilities delivered by the projects to release the benefits.

DELIVERING CAPABILITY
Design of case study project portfolio to ensure that they deliver the required capabilities to the change programme.

CLOSING A PROGRAMME
Steps in a structured Closure to ensure that the defeat is not snatched from the jaws of victory.

GOVERNANCE THEMES

BENEFITS MANAGEMENT
Identifying and defining, from the case study of a benefits strategy, followed by profiling and modelling their delivery.

ORGANISATION AND GOVERNANCE
Design an organizational structure for a programme, identifying responsibilities and additional roles that could be required.

VISION AND BLUEPRINT
Establishing a viable Vision on which the programme should be based, and developing an optimal end game Blueprint that steers the programme

RISK AND ISSUE MANAGEMENT
Apply the 4 levels of Risk to the scenario, develop mitigation strategies and a process for resolution of issues.

PLANNING AND CONTROL
Define the contents of a Programme Plan and identify how the programme will be controlled, with associated responsibilities and tools

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP
Identify and analyse the stakeholders, profile and map their interests and issues and develop the Communications Plan.

BUSINESS CASE
Look at the challenges for the Business Case in the case study scenario and its use as a control tool.

QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Design a Quality Management Strategy for a programme and the issues associated with implementation.

Delegates will need to bring Photographic ID to show the Invigilator before the exam can be taken.

Additional information

Payment options: There is an additional exam fee of £101 +vat for the Foundation exam (taken on the 3rd day of the course) and £126 + vat for the Practitioner exam (taken on the 5th day.)

Managing Successful Programmes (MSP™) Practitioner

£ 1,395 + VAT